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  1. kyunoun

    A grade or rank in Japanese martial arts.

  2. Etymology: ; see kyū.


  1. KYU

    Koyukuk Airport (IATA: KYU, ICAO: PFKU, FAA LID: KYU) is a state-owned public-use airport located in Koyukuk, a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 1,018 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, a decrease of 22% from the 1,305 enplanements in 2006.


  1. KYU

    Kyu is a term that originated in Japan and is commonly used in various martial arts and other skill-based activities. It refers to a level or rank given to individuals to denote their proficiency or expertise in that particular discipline. The kyu system usually starts at a higher number (e.g., 10th kyu) for beginners and progresses to a lower number (e.g., 1st kyu) as they acquire more skill and knowledge. Achieving a higher kyu rank typically indicates a greater level of mastery in that specific discipline.


  1. Kyū

    Kyū is a Japanese term used in martial arts, the tea ceremony, flower arranging, go, shogi, academic tests and other similar activities to designate various grades, levels or class of proficiency or experience. In China, kyū is called "ji", and it is used for academic tests. In Korea, the term geup is used. In Vietnamese martial arts, it is known as cấp.

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  1. KYU

    What does KYU stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the KYU acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. KYU

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Kyu is ranked #85049 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Kyu surname appeared 220 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Kyu.

    95.4% or 210 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.1% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kyu in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kyu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of kyu in a Sentence

  1. Wajid Shaikh:

    Jiska bachpan hi ghar ki ladaaiya dekh guzra ho Woh ab dara sehma sa rehta hain toh zamaane ko malaal kyu

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